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Improve Your Heart Health Odds

Improve Your Heart Health Odds

There are five simple steps you can take to live better, live longer and increase your health and wellness. Here are five things you can do to improve your odds against getting heart disease: 1. Offset your risks. Risk factors for heart disease include diabetes, smoking, metabolic syndrome, being overweight [...]

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Noise Affects Blood Pressure

Noise Affects Blood Pressure

While excess weight, atherosclerosis, and your diet are all known to affect blood pressure (BP), a new factor has been found that affects our mental and physical health — noise. One of the major risk factors for heart disease has always been hypertension (having high blood pressure). It affects millions [...]

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A Glass of Wine and a Salad for Your Heart

A Glass of Wine and a Salad for Your Heart

Do the French know something we don’t know? A salad and a glass of Bordeaux with dinner may be just the thing to improve heart health. Beneficial, plant-based antioxidants (called polyphenols),and the resveratrol in wine, accompanied by the lutein found in greens, may compliment the perfect meal to benefit our [...]

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Natural Alternatives to Aspirin Can Help Prevent Heart Attacks

Natural Alternatives to Aspirin Can Help Prevent Heart Attacks

Taking aspirin for your heart health could be doing more harm than good, when vitamins and fish oil are viable, natural alternatives. Roger is 74, his brother Don was 76. For ten years both have been taking a baby aspirin every day to prevent heart attacks or stroke. Don died [...]

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An Unconventional but Realistic Approach to Heart Disease

An Unconventional but Realistic Approach to Heart Disease

An eminent, world-class scientist and an M.D. found the key to unlock the mystery of heart health and disease. The only person in history to win two Nobel prizes, Linus Pauling was one of the most brilliant scientists of the twentieth century. A visionary, activist and chemist he also started [...]

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Natural Anti-inflammatories that Won’t Hurt Your Heart

Natural Anti-inflammatories that Won’t Hurt Your Heart

One of the biggest concerns in recent years for people with heart disease was the news that the third largest class of drugs, pain medications and anti-inflammatory drugs for arthritis, were taken off the market because they were found to cause heart attacks. Where does this leave those with heart [...]

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